Academic Job Opportunities

Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary

Applications are invited for a Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

This appointment is for a part-time temporary position, with either a quarterly (September 16 - December 15 for Autumn quarter, December 16 - March 15 for Winter quarter, or March 16 - June 15 for Spring quarter) or a 9-month (September 16 - June 15) service period, depending on departmental needs. 

The primary duties of a Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary are instructional. Specifically, for this position, the successful applicant will be expected to teach one or more classes at the Undergraduate or Graduate levels, depending on departmental needs.

The base salary range for this position will have a full-time monthly salary range of $8,000 - $10,500 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 

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Statistics Graders and Tutors

Applications are invited for Graders and Tutors in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

These are hourly appointments open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Appointments are made on a quarterly basis. Current pay rates can be found here.

Graders provide diverse services as course assistants. Duties typically include grading student papers and examinations, consultation with instructors and other duties as assigned.

Tutors provide support and guidance to further undergraduate Statistical education in all introductory Statistics courses. For more information on this program, please visit this page.

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Research Papers

Aparajithan Venkateswaran, Emilija Perkovic
Published 7/9/2024
We study the problem of restricting Markov equivalence classes of maximal ancestral graphs (MAGs) containing certain edge marks, which we refer to as expert knowledge. MAGs forming a Markov equivalence class can be uniquely represented by an essential ancestral graph. We seek to learn the restriction of the essential ancestral graph containing the…
Vincent Roulet, Atish Agarwala, Jean-Bastien Grill, Grzegorz Swirszcz, Mathieu Blondel, Fabian Pedregosa
Published 7/8/2024

Curvature information -- particularly, the largest eigenvalue of the loss Hessian, known as the sharpness -- often forms the basis for learning rate tuners. However, recent work has shown that the curvature information undergoes complex dynamics during training, going from a phase of…

Michael Pearce, Elena A. Erosheva
Published 6/27/2024
In a traditional analysis of ordinal comparison data, the goal is to infer an overall ranking of objects from best to worst with each object having a unique rank. However, the ranks of some objects may not be statistically distinguishable. This could happen due to insufficient data or to the true underlying abilities or qualities being equal for some objects. In…

Recent News

The International Society of Bayesian Analysis (ISBA). has elected Professor Adrian Raftery as a Fellow. ISBA was founded in 1992 to promote the development and application of Bayesian analysis.  …
The journal Demographic Research just published an interview (by Monica Alexander) with Statistics and Sociology Professor Adrian Raftery on the history of the Bayesian population projection…
Welcome to the recording of the 2024 Statistics Department Graduation Celebration! Photos Photos from the graduation ceremony can be found here. Note: The link requires UW NetID to login.